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Prioritizing Justice-to-Health Exchanges Task Team Final Report

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This document provides an overview of an information sharing project between representatives from the criminal justice system and community-based healthcare organizations to evaluate data, as a team, and determine what kinds of exchanges had the most benefit to the criminal justice community.


This document reports on IJIS Institute’s Criminal Justice and Health Collaboration Project, which was aimed at enhancing public safety and health outcomes for criminal offenders by reducing redundancies, enhancing community care, and generating efficiencies in the criminal justice and healthcare domains. The project identified 34 interdomain information exchanges between community-based health organizations and the criminal justice system. Those 34 exchanges were reviewed and analyzed by a team of justice and health practitioners and subject-matter experts (SMEs); their focus was on prioritizing exchanges with the greatest potential benefit to the criminal justice community. The exchanges were grouped into four categories for review: arrest and detention; pretrial, courts, and supervision; investigation; and treatment and reentry. The report summarizes the team’s review process; lists the team’s selection of ten exchanges along with ranking and review categories; and provides information about the team members in the Appendix.

Date Published: January 1, 2014